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Control and Administration of Medicines Level 3 - e-Learning CPD
This online Control and Administration of Medicines course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the correct procedures to follow when prescribing and administering medicines, in both a social and domiciliary care environment Delegates will learn how to keep records of each administration, as well as all incoming and outgoing medicines, so as to ensure that the risk of error is minimised.
Within this course, you’ll also find the “Knowledge Set for Medication” course modules covered as defined by Skills for Care and Development in 2005. Upon successful completion, learners will require to be observed to competently administer a range of medication.
Safe medicine handling procedures
Prescribing, checking, obtaining and dispensing of medicines
Disclosure and patient confidentiality
Patient guidance and support
Medicine classifications and their properties
Administration methods and competence
Identifying and reporting reactions to, or between, medicines
Consenting to secondary administration
Staff and patient risk assessment
Administration preparation and accuracy
Keeping record of administration, errors and medicine refusal
Storing and disposing of medicines safely
Relevant legislation and guidance